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Axia College Material Appendix D Drug Health Effects Scale Many of us are aware of the effects of alcohol and tobacco. What about other commonly abused drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? These drugs are illegal, but does that automatically mean they are more hazardous to our health than alcohol and tobacco? After reviewing your text about the health hazards of the commonly abused drugs—alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin—categorize
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Unformatted text preview: each according to the following scale: 1Non-hazardous 2Somewhat hazardous 3Hazardous 4Very hazardous Tobacco Alcohol Marijuana Cocaine (stimulants) Heroin (opiates) Long-term effects 4 4 2 4 2 Disease-causing 4 4 1 3 4 Chances of addiction 4 4 3 4 4 (5) Withdrawal effects 3 4 1 3 4 Contribution to deaths 4 4 1 3 4 Heritability of using 4 4 4 4 4 Totals: 23 24 12 21 22 PSY 240...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Colina during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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